Singapore jails third man in MBS scam

A Singapore court has convicted and jailed a third man involved in a scam last year to cheat the Marina Bay Sands of $19,700 ($14,000).

Student Li Zhifan, 25, a Chinese national, admitted to 20 charges of colluding mostly with Jiang Kaiwan, 24, then a dealer with MBS’ casino, to get money from playing Baccarat between April 14 and May 3 last year, the Straits Times reported.

He was sentenced to 15 weeks in jail.

Jiang had been given eight months and 12 weeks’ jail for criminal breach of trust and colluding with Li and Chinese national Dong Hao, 23 , a student, to overpay them chips. He had pleaded guilty last year to 20 of 90 charges involving $118,000, the newspaper said.